Foundations Tools B Weekend Online (April)

 

Foundations Tools: B, Weekend

One full weekend in April, 2023

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BMC recognizes the challenges of the current economy.

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This offering of Foundations Tools: B (formerly Foundations IV) online follows a full weekend schedule, Friday night through Sunday evening.

By offering an online weekend immersion to Foundations, our aim is to reach those who have not been able to commit to the 5-week online schedule (one evening a week for 5 weeks).

 

 This is an online seminar on Zoom! 

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Betty M. Colonomos Bio

Betty Colonomos head shotBetty M. Colonomos, currently serving as Director of the Bilingual Mediation Center, is a fluent ASL/English bilingual. Her academic background is in Deaf Education/Speech Pathology (B.S.), Counseling (M.A.), Linguistics (Doctoral program). Betty holds the Masters Comprehensive Skills Certificate (MCSC) from RID. She was the second recipient of the Mary Stotler Award for excellence in Interpreter Education from CIT.

Betty has chaired and served on many national committees on standards and evaluation of interpreters and served as President of the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT). Ms. Colonomos has authored and appeared in video materials on interpreting and she co-authored (with MJ Bienvenu) videos on Deaf Culture, ASL Facial Grammar, and ASL Numbers. She worked as an International Sign interpreter for numerous conferences worldwide. Betty also consults with schools and the legal system as an expert on linguistic and cultural issues impacting the Deaf Community.

Betty is the developer of the Integrated Model of Interpreting (IMI), which is the most widely used model in the U.S. for teaching cognitive processes in interpreting.

She teaches the Foundations of Interpreting Series for hearing, Coda and Deaf interpreters that combines study of the IMI with a Vygotskian approach to learning.

Betty is the creator of the Etna Project (2002 – present) held in New Hampshire and Maryland. The project is a series of retreats supporting a Community of Reflective Practitioners who are interpreters committed to their own growth as they seek to become agents for change in the field of interpreting.

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Whether you are new to the Foundations of Interpreting Seminar Series or have enjoyed attending in the past, BMC would like you to have a sense of what the entire series is all about. Click here for an in-depth explanation.

 

 

 

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